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Dead souls

Author: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A stranger arrives in a Russian backwater community with a bizarre proposition for the local landowners: cash for their "dead souls," the serfs who have died in their service and for whom they must continue to pay taxes until the next census. The landowner receives a payment and a relief of his tax burden, and the stranger receives--what?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ
ISBN: 0486426823 9780486426822 9781448788088 1448788080
OCLC Number: 51559141
Language Note: Translated into English from the Russian.
Notes: Translated by D.J. Hogarth.
Originally published: 2nd ed. London : J.M. Dent ; New York : E.P. Dutton, 1846. (Everyman's library).
Description: iv, 292 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Other Titles: Mertvye dushi.
Responsibility: Nikolai Gogol.
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A stranger arrives in a Russian backwater community with a bizarre proposition for the local landowners: cash for their "dead souls," the serfs who have died in their service and for whom they must continue to pay taxes until the next census. The landowner receives a payment and a relief of his tax burden, and the stranger receives--what?

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